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Infrastructure Finance Team Advisors

Solicitation Number: A14099
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Office: Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Location: National Office Procurement (OS:A:P)
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Added: Aug 20, 2014 4:38 pm



The U. S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) is recruiting individuals on a competitive basis to serve as intermittent (short term) or resident advisors, under personal service contracts, for the Infrastructure Finance Team (IFT).

The principal goal of the IFT Program is to build governments' capacity to develop sound infrastructure projects, including the effective application of the Public-Private Partnership (P3) model. Using both a project-specific approach and a longer-term focus on institutional strengthening, the IFT combines its infrastructure project experience with OTA's expertise in providing financial advice to governments worldwide. IFT is committed to building the capacity of government officials to achieve excellent infrastructure project outcomes. The IFT program provides technical assistance and policy advice to senior officials and technical staff at the Ministries of Public Works and Finance in host countries, as well as to other related government agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have significant managerial experience and technical knowledge in one or more of the various phases of infrastructure finance and P3 development and implementation to include: public private partnership laws, project design and tendering, financing structures, economic feasibility analysis, concession contract negotiations, concession operation and contingent liability accounting and management. The successful candidate should have P3 project experience in toll roads, airports, seaports, or light rail projects. Other P3 experience is desirable.

This recruitment is for global assignments. International travel is required. Prior overseas work experience in challenging environments is highly desirable. Spanish fluency is necessary for resident work in Latin America. Candidates must have the ability to work independently and gain the confidence of host government officials and counsel them about policy choices and their consequences. Advisors are expected to assist countries build a lasting legal and institutional framework for the development of viable P3 projects that result in improved project design and the mobilization of private capital for infrastructure development.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The yearly salary ranges for full time advisors range from $124,995 to $167,000, subject to January 1, 2015 cost of living adjustments (COLA). Compensation range for intermittent advisors is from $59.86 to $79.98 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: or by mail to:

Office of Technical Assistance
ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator
740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005.

Please reference Solicitation A14099 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A14099 - IFT Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name.

Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). For more information, go to under Administrative and click on D-U-Ns Number. Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Government Debt Issuance and Management Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2014 although selections may be made in advance of that date.

The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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